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Free Online Courses

Book of Isaiah

Course Description: This course examines the book of Isaiah, giving attention to historical background and the critical issues surrounding the book while focusing primarily on detailed analysis of the content. Throughout each lesson, emphasis is on the theological significance of the purpose and message of the book for both Old and New Testaments. The goal …

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Book of Ruth

The book tells of Ruth accepting the God of the Israelites as her God and the Israelite people as her own. In Ruth 1:16–17, Ruth tells Naomi, her Israelite mother-in-law, “Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where …

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Basic Bible Doctrine

This course introduces students to theological and biblical thinking and studies. The course focuses on the doctrine of Scripture (bibliology) as a foundation to basic tenants pf Christian Faith. Students are introduced to major categories of systematic theology such as the Identity of God, the Trinity, each member of the Godhead and the authority of …

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Early Church: NT Survey 2

This course traces the development of the Church from its inception to the end of the 1st century AD. Particular attention is given to the growth and development of the early church as recorded in the Book of Acts, the exposition of the Book of Acts, and the historical contexts and themes of the New …

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Life of Christ: NT Survey 1

This course will provide an overview of major issues related to the Gospels and the life of Christ. Special emphasis will be given to issues of current debate and research in Jesus studies, contours in higher criticism, historical-cultural studies, Gospel genre, plan and purpose investigations, theological emphases of the distinctive Gospel authors, critical investigation of …

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Christian Narrative 2: Redemption

The course explores the relationship of God to humanity from the vantage point of redemption (soteriology), looking at the incarnation, the atonement, and the doctrine of regeneration (christology and pneumatology). The course also explores the new community of the redeemed, the church (ecclesiology). The future dimension of redemption, entailing the events of the last days …

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